Requirements for methods of species analysis

General information

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CEN/TC 275 Food analysis - Horizontal methods

European Norm


This Standard specifies minimum requirements of performance characteristics for the detection of nucleic acid sequences (DNA or RNA) by molecular methods such as PCR and different post-PCR detection methods, real-time PCR, digital PCR, isothermal amplification, single and/or multiple probebased detection techniques as well as the combination of such methods including sequencing techniques (DNA barcoding). The document applies to the detection, identification and quantification of animal species (chordata) or higher and lower taxonomic groups in foodstuffs.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 onofficial controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules

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00.98 Proposal for new project abandoned
Nov 4, 2019